Springfield Township High School
|Springfield Township High School|
|1801 E. Paper Mill Road
Erdenheim, Pennsylvania, 19038
|School type||Public high school|
|School district||Springfield Township School District|
|Principal||Dr. Charles E. Rittenhouse|
|Color(s)||Blue and Steel|
Springfield Township High School (commonly STHS) is a public high school serving grades 9-12.[note 1] The school serves Springfield Township, Pennsylvania and is the sole high school of the Springfield Township School District.
In 2009, 93% of the graduating students continued on the higher education, 77% to four-year programs and 16% to two-year programs. Springfield students averaged a 1628 on the SAT I (out of a possible 2400), and outscored the national average by more than 20 points in each of the three sections.[note 2]
In 2009, Philadelphia Magazine ranked Springfield Township High School #16 in their list, "The Top Public High Schools 2009" which ranks "the region’s best performers."
- Jim Cramer - Investor / Host of MSNBC's Mad Money
- Craig Shoemaker - Actor and comedian
- Martin Nisenholtz - Businessman and educator
- Ray Benson, (formerly Ray Seifert) Musician, Asleep At The Wheel
- Lucky Oceans (formerly Rueben Gosfield) Musician, Asleep At The Wheel
- Danny Anderson - Head Particle and Nuclear Physicist at University of Phoenix
- On October 20, 2009 the School Board approved a restructuring plan that will relocate 8th grade to the middle school leaving grades 9-12 in the high school. Meeting Minutes
- Springfield students outscored the National Average by 24 points in Mathematics, 47 in Writing, and 48 in Critical Reading.